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  • Register development guidance project on the HL7 UK FHIR Community Implementation Guidance Project Registry (HL7 members can self register, otherwise send details to tcchair at to have them added)
  • We recommend that all the SHALL requirements in the HL7 International FHIR Implementation Guide Publishing Requirements SHOULD be followed but as a minimum the following are considered SHALL requirements with regards to the HL7 UK FHIR Community process
    • implementation guides SHALL
      • have an NPM package file describing the guide (see FHIR NPM Package Spec)
      • include a downloadable zip file containing the full content of the IG so the content can be hosted locally.  The index.html page for the guide SHALL include a link to this or to a "downloads" page that includes such a link.
      • include a link to the history/directory of published versions
  • Implementation Guide developers are also strongly encouraged to SHOULD maintain alignment with the UK Core base profiles by creating derivative profiles as far as possible.

Amendment History

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Initial Draft


Update following feedback from HL7 UK Board